Careers at Kenect

Sr. Frontend Engineer

Engineering
Full-time
Remote

We build React and React Native client applications that empower our customers to communicate efficiently with their customers via text messaging. Our applications talk via JSON APIs to our micro-service backend system. The entire ecosystem runs inside of Docker containers running in Kubernetes on Google Cloud Platform. We are an amazing team, made up of enthusiastic people that enjoy working together. We get excited about the tools and services we are creating and get even more excited about the value we’re creating for our customers.

Frontend engineers at Kenect work closely with UX and Product to build delightful user experiences. Often that takes a level of care and craftsmanship to ensure that we are balancing all of the micro interactions that happen in a modern UI. As such, we expect our frontend engineers to be passionate about user experience and the users they are serving.

As a Frontend Engineer you will be involved in making sure that our teams are making the best technical trade-offs. We are a results oriented team. We believe in having shared goals and a shared vision. We believe in giving ownership of the process to our teams (and the accountability that comes with it).

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 3-5+ years frontend development experience
  • Experience working on a SAAS product as a frontend engineer
  • Understanding of the frontend ecosystem (JavaScript, CSS / SASS, HTML, the DOM)
  • Experience working with React and some of its more popular accompanying libraries
  • Experience and passion around writing frontend tests
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Additionally, an ideal candidate would be:

  • Eager to learn and grow, while helping other teammates do the same
  • Goal oriented
  • Self-sufficient
  • Entrepreneurial

We believe in hiring self motivated team members who can run along side us without needing to be “managed” along the way. Yes we have managers and 1:1s. Yes, we believe in giving open two-way feedback. We also believe that great stuff happens when talented, proactive people are given autonomy to do what they do best.

Sound like you?

If so, let’s talk. We get that moving to a new company is a two way street. We are looking for the right fit for Kenect. You are looking for the right company and team for you. If you are interested contact us at rvanorden@kenect.com with your resume. We look forward to hearing from you.